Harvard International Review Article

President Carter had a recent article published in the Harvard International Review on rule of law in Liberia “As the Ministry of Justice’s civic education has expanded, however, Liberians have begun to seek out civic educators to help resolve their individual problems. In the southeast, where this work was initially focused, the Catholic Justice and Peace Commission (JPC) responded to the volume of requests by developing its own community legal advisors who now offer advice, referrals, advocacy, and mediation services upon request, while encouraging victims to report all serious cases, such as rape, to the police. As these community legal advisors are becoming better known, the number of cases they handle is steadily increasing. The project’s impact will be carefully evaluated over time…”

Click below to read the rest of the article:

http://hir.harvard.edu/index.php?page=article&id=1792&p=1

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